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NGC 7331
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NGC 7331

April 18, 2005
The image on the right is the GALEX ultraviolet observation of the spiral galaxy NGC 7331. This galaxy is not a member of Stephan's Quintet as it is closer to us, a mere 48 million light years away.

The GALEX ultraviolet image of NGC 7331 reveals prominent star formation in spiral arms and the presence of smaller companion galaxies.


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